Holidays and Closings


All locations (unless so noted) of the Memphis Public Libraries will be closed the following days:

2018 Closings

  • New Years Day: Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday: Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Good Friday: Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Early Closing: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 (all locations will close at 6pm)
  • Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Staff Development Day: Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Veterans’ Day (Observed): Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Early Closing: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (all locations will close at 6pm)
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Day after Thanksgiving: Friday, November 23, 2018
  • Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • Early Closing: Monday, December 31, 2018 (all locations will close at 6pm)